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Frontline Communities Are Building the Regenerative Economy While Pushing Back Against False Solutions

In these new times of political uncertainty, grassroots communities continue to lead the way forward.

About the Alliance

We envision a world in which fairness, equity and ecological rootedness are core values

Climate Justice Alliance members have won significant victories against polluting and extractive industries. We are building local alternatives that center traditional ecological and cultural knowledge and create a pathway for a regenerative future.

Our Power Campaign

As frontline communities, we pilot solutions and organize collectively to shut down the extractive economy

Climate Justice Alliance is amplifying the leadership of the original Our Power Communities while expanding to 70 communities in seven regions that are home to key grassroots groups. These groups organize to end the era of extreme energy and implement a Just Transition that promotes local control of resources (including energy, land, water, and food systems).


Together, we are advancing bold, grounded and interlinked strategies across the country

Six meta-strategies undergird the Climate Justice Alliance projected vision through 2020, and will continue to influence the trajectory of alliance work.

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Just Transition

Just Transition is our
main organizing framework

The Just Transition framework is a vision-led, unifying and place-based set of principles, processes and practices that build economic and political power to shift from an extractive economy to a regenerative economy.

Grassroots and Movement Building Organizations

Climate Justice Alliance membership is rooted in a shared landscape analysis, priorities and overall vision. Our alliance includes base-building frontline organizations (BFOs), Alliances, Networks, and Movement Support Organizations.

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Recent News

Frontlines grassroots groups respond to bipartisan infrastructure bill vote delay: Congress must pass a full budget that does no harm and invests in real solutions

Contact: Olivia@climatejusticealliance.org 301-613-4767 As Congress delayed a vote last night on the bipartisan infrastructure bill, blowing past an artificial deadline set by Democratic leaders, grassroots organizations urge members of Congress to continue to deliver...

The Decade of False Solutions: Our Position on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package & Build Back Better Act

Issued by the Indigenous Environmental Network, Climate Justice Alliance, and Grassroots Global Justice Alliance. Contact: Bineshi Albert at 505-350-0851, bineshi@climatejusticealliance.org  / Ashley Engle at ashley@ienearth.org / Margaret Kwateng at...

Bezos Earth Fund Can & Must Do Better by BIPOC-Led Environmental Justice Groups

CJA Calls for Investment Directly into Climate Solutions led by Environmental/Climate Justice Groups Contact: olivia@climatejusticealliance.org 301-613-4767 On September 8th, the Bezos Earth Fund announced its second round of funding of more than $200 million to a few...

“Having an alliance of US frontline communities to strategically confront the existing tyranny of our country and present real solutions is needed right now.”

– Tom Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network

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